Discrimination Claim

How age discrimination cost an NHS Trust £200,000
Discrimination Claim

How age discrimination cost an NHS Trust £200,000

22 November 2019

An 88-year-old medical secretary has become the oldest person to ever win an age discrimination case, following her dismissal from the Royal Berkshire NHS Trust. Eileen Jolly was fired from her role at the Royal Berkshire NHS Trust in January 2017, aged 86. Her colleagues told bosses that they were concerned by her age and […]

Constructive Unfair Dismissal v Unfair Dismissal
Discrimination Claim

Constructive Unfair Dismissal v Unfair Dismissal

07 May 2019

I come across many employers and employees who are not aware that constructive and actual unfair dismissal is very different. Once an employee reaches 2 years of service with the same employer, they are afforded certain rights, including the right not to be unfairly or constructively unfairly dismissed. Fundamentally, the two are very different, however, […]

Failure to conduct risk assessment for breastfeeding employee may amount to sex discrimination
Discrimination Claim

Failure to conduct risk assessment for breastfeeding employee may amount to sex discrimination

08 November 2017

In the case of Otero Ramos v Servicio Galego de Saude, the Claimant was a nurse who worked in a hospital’s accident and emergency unit. She claimed sex discrimination because her employer’s risk assessment for her, as a breastfeeding worker, stated that her work was ‘risk-free’, so her request for an adjustment in her working […]

J Stern & Co is accused of constructively unfairly dismissing employee and victimisation
Discrimination Claim

J Stern & Co is accused of constructively unfairly dismissing employee and victimisation

27 September 2017

Case study: Discrimination- Jerome Stern, chief executive of J Stern & Co is accused of constructively unfairly dismissing employee and victimisation. Some of you may have read the Evening Standard yesterday. There was an article about a former client manager for a private bank in Knightsbridge who has lodged a claim at the Tribunal against […]

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